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Counselor, CalWORKs Pool-Part-Time

North Orange County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Counselor, CalWORKs Pool-Part-Time

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2016423FT

Location: Fullerton College

Department: FC Counseling & Student Development

Percentage of Employment: Part-Time

Months of Employment:

Work Schedule: Varies

Job Description:
CalWORKs Counselors collaborate with Social Services Agency to support students during their educational journey.

Primary Purpose:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

Working Relationships:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.

Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submitted and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work or and career development,


The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee
(1) Have completed a minimum of nine (9) semester units of college course work predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages

(2) Have completed six (6) semester units or the equivalent of a college-level counseling practicum or counseling field-work courses in a community college EOPS program, or in a program dealing predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages


Two years of occupational experience in work relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages.


Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.

Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of CalWORKs/TANF program policies.

One year of experience in a community college CalWORKs program.

Demonstrated experience conducting in-reach, outreach, and recruitment of diverse student populations in an educational setting.
Demonstrated knowledge and competency of community college counseling with specific knowledge in areas such as transfer and articulation, probation, career and technical education, STEM, and other unique areas of counseling.

Demonstrated success in assisting students from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized groups, nontraditional students, former/current foster youth, system impacted students, speakers of other languages, and students with disabilities.

Experience counseling students from diverse, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic and academic backgrounds.
Knowledge of CalWORKs/TANF program policies and/or a willingness to learn.
Experience working with students providing academic, career, and personal counseling through various modes of delivery: individual and/or group settings.
Experience and/or understanding of case management models.
Experience in planning, overseeing and implementing group workshops, orientations and conference presentations.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team in order to realize program goals and develop and enhance program vision.
Experience in developing and/or providing student interventions designed to increase access, retention and successful degree and transfer completion.
Bilingual in Spanish, Farsi, or Arabic.

Experience in developing Student Education Plans (SEPs) for community college students

Knowledge of California Community College matriculation process

Experience participating in outreach and matriculation activities on/off campus

Experience using multi-modal approaches and student-centered pedagogy to meet the needs of first generation, immigrant, and low-income students.
Experience collaborating with faculty, staff, and/or community leaders in programs and initiatives that are specifically designed to assist historically underrepresented students achieve their educational goals.
Passion for serving community college student parents.
Proficient oral and written communication skills. Social media communication skills are highly preferred.

Working Conditions:

Salary Range: $63.62 - $69.81 per hour

Number of Vacancies:

Posting Number: 2016423FT

Open Date: 02/06/2024

Close Date: 2/6/2025

Special Instructions Summary: This recruitment will remain active for a period of one year, from the position opening date. If there is no longer a need to fill, the position may be closed sooner, and applicants will be notified.
This is a continuous recruitment to fill part-time, and temporary faculty assignments on an as-needed basis. When the need to fill arises, the department will refer to this pool of part-time faculty.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we ask that you do not contact the department directly. They will review the information provided and contact you if you are selected for an interview. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

Also note that you must upload your resume and transcripts. Applications submitted without all of the required documents will not be considered.

Evidence of degree conferred/awarded must be printed on a legible transcript.

The minimum required number of references for this position is one (1).

The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

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